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allergist , consultant , medical

Horace Pettit, Allergist, consultant ( hlth: medical, Cons.)allergist, consultant.

Background

Pettit, Horace was born on January 28, 1903. Son of Horace and Katherine (Howell) Pettit.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Harvard College, 1927. Doctor of Medicine, 1931.

Career

Intern Bryn Mawr Hospital, 1933—1934. Assistant instructor University Pennsylvania School Medicine, instructor, associate bacteriology, 1932—1939, instructor medicine, 1939—1953. Private practice allergy, 1940—1942, 1947—1975.

Consultant allergy Bryn Mawr Hospital, 1963—1979, emeritus staff member, from 1979. Consultant allergist Bryn Mawr College, 1963—1975. Major to lieutenant colonel, 1942-1946, Australia.

Membership

Served from major lieutenant colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Fellow College Physicians of Philadelphia. Member American Medical Association, American Academy Allergy, American Society Microbiology, Philadelphia County, Medical Society, Pennsylvania Medical Society, Philadelphia Allergy Society (president 1958-1959), United World Federalists (member of national executive county 10 years), St. Andrew's Society Philadelphia.

Clubs: Harvard-Radcliffe (Philadelphia).

Connections

Married Millicent Lewis, November 22, 1924 (deceased). Children: Emily Connery, Horace(deceased), Deborah Myers, Norman. Married Jane Mann Hiatt, May 13, 1950 (deceased).

1 adopted child Barbara Mann Ralph.

father:
Horace Pettit

mother:
Katherine (Howell) Pettit

spouse:
Millicent Lewis

spouse:
Jane Mann Hiatt

child:
Emily Connery Pettit

child:
Horace Pettit (deceased)

child:
Deborah Myers Pettit

child:
Norman Pettit